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Ivan Turchin

Ivan Vasilyevich Turchaninov; December 24, 1822 – June 18, 1901) better known by his Anglicised name of John Basil Turchin, was a Union Army brigadier general in the American Civil War. He led two critical charges that saved the day at Chickamauga and was among the first to lead soldiers up Missionary Ridge. He was court-martialed for allowing his men to perpetrate the "Sack of Athens," and found guilty of all charges, but President Abraham Lincoln promoted him... Read More

Birth nameIvan Vasilyevich Turchaninov
BornJanuary 30, 1822
Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire
DiedJune 18, 1901 (aged 79)
Anna, Illinois


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